Terps for Change

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Terps for Change Fall 2021 Volunteer Application is Now Live!

posted on May 06, 2021
 

The application to become a volunteer with Terps for Change for the Fall 2021 semester is now live!

Priority deadline for education volunteer sites: September 2nd, 2021 at 11:59pm 

Deadline for all other volunteer sites: Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at 11:59pm (Extended!)

We have a limited amount of program space and sites fill up very quickly on a first-come, first-serve basis for new volunteers so apply below today!

 

Apply Today!

OVERVIEW

Terps for Change is committed to connecting the university with the local community through sustained, collaborative, and meaningful community service-learning. By exploring the root causes through critical reflection and meaningful dialogue, we seek to better understand the systemic complexities of social issues and the action steps we can take to address them.

Terps for Change volunteers are required to:

  • make a minimum commitment of one academic semester
  • volunteer at least 2-3 hours per week
  • attend and actively engage in weekly dialogue events that focus on critical reflection, deeper understanding of service-learning, and movement towards social change

TO APPLY

The application for Terps for Change can be found on TerpLink and is open to any UMD student.  All participants will need to complete an application and schedule an interview with a Terps for Change intern. 

1. Read more about our Community Partners and choose where you would like to volunteer!

2. Fill out the Terps for Change Volunteer Application!

3. A Terps for Change intern will reach out to you about scheduling an interview.

Please contact terpsforchange@umd.edu with any questions! 

HOW TO GET MORE INVOLVED

Loved your experience as a Terps for Change volunteer?? Apply to become a Terps for Change Coordinator! 

Terps for Change Coordinators lead dialogues with participants, coordinate with community partners, and learn about service and social issues. The application for Terps for Change Coordinators are opened toward the end of each semester.

For more information on all open coordinator positions please e-mail terpsforchange@umd.edu.

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